Design for a textile

French
early 19th century
For Ziegler, Greuter & Cie (19th century)


Dimensions

Height x width: 1 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. (4.2 x 9.8 cm)

Accession Number

2013.496

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Numbered 14 in ink (upper right)

Designs wrapped in paper inscribed: "Bordures genres Guirlandes tapis anciennes taifies par Monsieur L.G. en 1824. Sorties des cartes d'echantillons" and "Bordures & interieurs fichus fantaisies Tapis sorties des Cartes d'Echat. en 1824"

Provenance

2012, Antiquariat H. Carlsen, Kiel, Germany; 2012, sold by Carlsen to Charles B. Wood, Bookseller, Cambridge, MA; 2013, sold by Charles Wood to the MFA. (Accession date: January 30, 2013)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund